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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Trumbull CT

When leasing, you have two possible methods by which you can source the financing of your lease. Choosing the right source can reduce your monthly payments and save you considerable money over the life of your lease.

AAA Auto Rental
(203) 371-6957
887 Reservoir Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Choice Equipment Rental
(203) 335-7368
550 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Penske Truck Rental
(203) 334-8367
225 Boston Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Hertz - General Electric Delivery Location
(203) 373-3541
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0830-1700
Sa-Su 0900-1500
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for General Electric employees only.

Hertz - 350 Bridgeport Avenue HLE
(203) 225-0448
350 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations. In-Car Navigation System , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.
Additional Information
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Rent A Car
(203) 367-2055
370 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
U-Haul Company
(203) 333-0288
309 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
U-Haul Company
(203) 368-2584
636 Boston Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Dollar
(203) 331-9735
940 E Main St
Bridgeport, CT
 
Affordable Motors
(203) 362-0259
408 Grand St
Bridgeport, CT
 

Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies

First of all, let's make sure we understand that dealers don't finance car loans or leases.

When a customer agrees to buy or lease a car, the dealer must attempt to "place" or "assign" the loan or lease with a bank, finance company, or lease company. The finance company then pays the dealer for the car, and works out payment details with the customer.

Two Ways to Lease

When leasing, you have two possible methods by which you can source the financing of your lease. Choosing the right source can reduce your monthly payments and save you considerable money over the life of your lease.

First, you can finance through a dealer's "captive" finance source, which is usually the car maker's own financial company, such as Ford Motor Credit, General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC), or American Honda Finance Corporation.

Some dealers use alternative sources such as a distributor-associated financial company, or major national banks such as Chase or Wells Fargo. Normally, a dealer will not offer you choices but will select the source that offers him the best deal — which is not always the best deal for you.

UPDATE: Chrysler and General Motors dealers no longer offer car leases through "captive" finance companies. Although many such dealers can offer leases through banks or credit unions, independent lease companies can get you the same or better deals. You find your car at a dealer, and the i...

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